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Fertility

When it comes to family planning, using even mild therapies for a long period of time can be an issue. Because many therapies only work while they are being given, aspects of family planning often need to be considered when choosing a therapy.
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Staging Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma

Staging describes how much of the body is affected by cutaneous lymphoma and where. Identifying your stage is important in determining appropriate treatment.
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Children and Young Adults with Cutaneous Lymphoma

While rare, younger individuals may receive a cutaneous lymphoma diagnosis. What is important to know about how it is diagnosed, treated and the long-term concerns?
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Systemic Therapies

Individuals who have only partial or short responses to skin-directed therapies, or more advanced stages of disease, may benefit from systemic therapy. Learn more about available systemic therapies.
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The Impact of Skin Changes

Cutaneous lymphoma is a disease that can change the way you look. This may affect your life in physical, practical and emotional ways.
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Sexuality

Being intimate can be challenging when you have cutaneous lymphoma.
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Stem Cell Transplantation

Bone marrow or stem cell transplantation is considered in cases for patients with advanced disease. Stem cell transplantation refers to a procedure where healthy stem cells are transplanted from one individual to another.
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Combination Therapies

There are times that the most effective method to treat cutaneous lymphoma is to use a combination of therapies together.

Lymphomatoid Papulosis

Lymphomatoid Papulosis (LyP) is a disorder of the immune system that manifests with self-healing small bumps and spots on the skin that come and go. Learn more about how LyP is diagnosed, treated and its prognosis.
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Working With Your Healthcare Team

The best way to manage a disease like cutaneous lymphoma is by assembling the right team of physicians and support individuals to guide your treatment course and help you through each stage of the journey. 
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INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

Integrative medicine is the methodology of integrating all aspects of care – from traditional Western medicine modalities to acupuncture, homeopathy, Chinese medicine, ayurvedic, yoga and more. Complementary and alternative medicines are therapies that may assist patients in coping with cancer, treatments, and side effects.
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LIVING WITH A DIAGNOSIS OF CUTANEOUS LYMPHOMA

You have cancer. Those three words can unleash a riptide of emotions, from disbelief to anger to sadness to fear. All those emotions and more are normal and can be allayed by asking questions, gaining information, and talking with individuals who have either experienced the disease or understand its normal course of action.